Harrogate band Crafters have been nominated by Andrew Jones MP to be best band in this years rock the house competition.
Rock the House is a Parliamentary live music and venue competition founded by Mike Weatherley MP. Patrons include rock legends Alice Cooper, Mark Hoppus, Ian Gillan and more.
The competition celebrates the best in unsigned artists and helps raise political awareness of the importance of the music industry to employment and overseas earnings.
The Crafters are Max Granger – vocals and rhythm guitar, Olly Robinson – drummer, Fraser Shepherd – bass guitar and Tom Meyer – lead guitar. They describe their influences from The Cure and Biffy Clyro to Coldplay and the Mystery Jets.
This year will see the band play Culture Shock in June and they are supporting Clock Opera at Fibbers in York on Friday 13th April. They are playing in the jam session at Blues Bar tonight (12 March 2012).